27 February 2017 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, has on 24 February 2017, published in Government Notice R.167 in Government Gazette No.40638 draft regulations on the reclamation of land from coastal waters, for public comment. The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C.
27 February 2017 - This statement covers the period January through December 2016, which is inclusive of the period September to December 2016. As you will all know, rhino poaching is a National Priority Crime, and we as government continue to work as a team in the implementation of the Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros.
24 February 2017 - The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and Conservation Area Trilateral Ministerial Committee Meeting was held in Maputo on 24 February 2017 to take stock of the progress and endorse the further implementation of the activities in the GLTP as coordinated through the Joint Management Board comprising the three partner countries of Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
24 February 2017 - The Green Scorpions from the national Department of Environmental Affairs initiated an investigation at the FG landfill site during February 2016. This process resulted in a criminal investigation where a number of samples and documents were seized. In addition, investigations by the Green Scorpions had to be undertaken at night and during the early hours of the morning when the malodour is at its most intense.
24 February 2017 - Department of Environmental Affairs in partnership with the Umsunduzi Local Municipalitytoday, 24 February 2017 handed over Alexandra Park to the people of Pietermaritzburg. The ceremony was led by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs Ms Barbara Thomson and Mayor of Umsunduzi local Municipality Cllr Themba Njilo.